| Sep 21, 2011
| 10:17 AM
Maybe a swirl of organza or an overlay of Alencon lace would look best; possibly a bit of crystal beading. Style considerations for the bridal salon, right? Yes, and now the cake shop, too.
With wedding cake design increasingly taking its cue from the...
| Oct 13, 2011
| 10:50 AM
A team of designers are working furiously on their next big fashion show, Nutria-Palooza! The river rat is making it's way down the runway and one local lady is hoping to get national attention. Vanessa Bolano has more.
Nutria fur is hot on the runway,...
| May 25, 2011
| 8:02 AM
That traditional white wedding dress might be anything but so, as more brides look to non-white variations, from off-white colors like ivory, champagne and diamond white to complete non-white colors like blush, peach or charcoal gray.
| Oct 13, 2010
| 11:50 AM
HOW IT GOT ITS NAME: Named by the General Assembly after Kent county in England. Its Indian name was Scatacook, meaning a place where a river divides.
ORIGINS: The area was originally part of the western lands formerly held by Hartford and Windsor. In...
| Oct 15, 2010
Plenty of the latest fabric, wallpaper, rug and drapery hardware designs were on display last week in Hartford, when DesignSourceCT hosted a show of new collections from 30 lines.
The question among the local designers who attended, though, was whether...
| Oct 15, 2010
| 8:10 PM
The Harvesters did it again. The 18th annual fashion show and luncheon unfolded in flawless style Oct. 7 at The Island Hotel, Newport Beach. The charitable organization founded nearly two decades ago by two young women, Jill Johnson-Tucker and Jennifer...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 10:32 AM
Marissa Mayer, who was Google's first female engineer and its 20th employee when she joined that company in 1999, has been named CEO of Yahoo.
She's the fifth CEO in as many years at that struggling company. Monday's announcement has caused ripples in...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 11:49 AM
As soon as I learned that Marissa Mayer was tapped to be Yahoo's new CEO, I, like many women I know, immediately started devouring everything I could find on the 37-year-old former Google employee.
I've interviewed many computer scientists over the...
| Jul 24, 2012
Topshop at Nordstrom
Nordstrom has announced that 14 of its stores across the country and nordstrom.com will begin carrying a broad assortment from British juggernauts Topshop and Topman the week of Sept. 9.
Known for a tip-of-the-trend assortment...
| May 1, 2012
| 10:07 AM
Oscar de la Renta introduces live in love, a fragrance inspired by passion for life. The scent is a reflection of the woman who lives each day with joy, whose life is filled with beauty and inspiration. For her, there is no other way to live- she loves...
| Nov 7, 2011
| 11:59 AM
Turns out not every bride wants to look dreamy and frothy like a cupcake on her wedding day.
While strapless gowns, princess ball gowns and an abundance of material were on display during the past spring and fall bridal runway shows, some designers threw...
| May 17, 2012
| 1:51 PM
Savvy car buyers often avoid buying a brand-new because of the immediate depreciation.
The same principle can apply to wedding gowns. If you buy a gently used bridal frock, you can easily save 20 percent or more.
Even better, if you can simply borrow...